Saturday, November 24, 2012

The Trouble With Non-Approved Translations


I think the reference is to James 3:5, but this "dynamic equivalence" translation just doesn't "feel" right! This should have been entrusted to Vox Clara: any group that calls itself Clear Voice must have a Well-Trained Tongue to rouse the weary (Isaiah 50:4) .... oh wait a minute. That doesn't work either ....

Perhaps we need to consult a renowned scholar and a rather cunning linguist to clear things up...




Puris Omnia Pura , as my Ordinary Emeritus used to have on his coat of arms, until that unfortunate incident hit the papers ....

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